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Dubrovnik Museums

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Dubrovnik Museums are a complex regional establishment comprising four specialised museums: the Cultural History Museum, Maritime Museum, Archaeological Museum and Ethnographic Museum. Their ample holdings are on show in buildings that are themselves heritage structures of the highest order of importance.

The Cultural History Museum is located in the Rector”s Palace, seat of government and residence of the Rector of the Dubrovnik Republic. In its permanent display, an endeavour has been made to conjure up the authentic space of historical events, and in the presentation of artworks from the collection, to represent the rich cultural, artistic and historical heritage of the Dubrovnik Republic.

The Ethnographic Museum is located in the greatest granary of the Republic, Rupe / The Holes, where, in the setting of the authentic historical space, the traditional culture of the Dubrovnik regions is presented.

The Maritime Museum is located in Fort St John, and its permanent display presents the famed maritime past of the Dubrovnik area.

The Archaeological Museum has no permanent display. Its holdings cover heterogeneous materials from prehistory to the late Middle Ages. Some of the material is shown in Revelin Fort, in the framework of two thematic exhibitions: Early Medieval Sculpture in Dubrovnik and Revelin – Archaeological Research/ Spatial Development / Foundry.

07/2019

Fine Linen and Homespun – Traditional Attire from Kaštela

26.08. u 09:00
Od 19.07. u 09:00
- 26.08. u 20:00
Žitnica „Rupe“, Od Rupa 3
Dubrovnik, Dubrovačko - neretvanska županija 20000 Croatia (Local Name: Hrvatska)
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The exhibition has been produced in association with the Kaštela Municipal Museum and Ethnographic Museum in Split. This monographic presentation of the traditional attire in the settlements of Kaštela, and in Kaštela city stemmed from several years of collaboration between the Ethnographic Museum in Split and Kaštela Municipal Museum. Previously, the traditional popular attire of the Kaštela area has never been publicly presented to any great extent, although it has an important potential and considerable quality above all in the…

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08/2019

Exhibition opening: Zambratija – Prehistoric sewn boat

30.08. u 20:30 - 21:30
Žitnica „Rupe“, Od Rupa 3
Dubrovnik, Dubrovačko - neretvanska županija 20000 Croatia (Local Name: Hrvatska)
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The sewn boat from Zambratija, on the northern Istrian coast, is the oldest example of a completely sewn boat found in the Mediterranean. Its remains date back to the period from the last quarter of the 12th and the last quarter of the 10th century BC. The 6.7 m long and 1.6 m wide remains preserved have been explored in shallow waters. The analysis of the wood from Zambratija boat showed the use of five different species of wood: elm…

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09/2019

Exhibition opening: Orlando – Symbol of Freedom

04.09. u 20:30 - 22:00
Knežev dvor, Pred Dvorom 3
DUBROVNIK, Dubrovačko - neretvanska županija 20000 Croatia (Local Name: Hrvatska)
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The central annual exhibition of Dubrovnik Museums, Orlando – Symbol of Freedom will be on view in the Rector’s Palace to the end of November, 2019. This is a project in which Dubrovnik Museums have made their contribution to the marking of the “Orlando Year”, proclaimed to celebrate the sixth centennial of the placing of the Orlando Column in Dubrovnik. This is the latest in a series of publishing and exhibition projects of the institution, the objective of which is…

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